With numerous successful women entrepreneurs flourishing in India, the successful working woman is no more the exception but the norm. Power women like Indra Nooyi and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw have paved the way for women to come forth and rock the Indian entrepreneurship scene. Today, we list down the youngest female entrepreneurs that have entered the startup arena and are taking over with their skill and will to succeed.
You’ve probably heard the inspiring story of a woman who went against all odds and hurdles (her mother’s disapproval for one) to create her own lingerie based E-commerce website. Richa Kar believes in the power focus and passion, and has successfully changed the landscape of Indian E-commerce. Zivame is the largest online lingerie and innerwear store which delivers style and comfort to women across the country.
She dared to quit her important role at Goldman Sachs and ventured into the Cashback and coupons market with UK based Pouring Pounds along with husband & co-founder Rohan Bhargava. They went on to create CashKaro.com, India’s largest coupons and Cashback website, and the only one backed by Mr. Ratan Tata. CashKaro has partnered with over 1,600 partner retailers and has given over Rs 35 crores as Cashback to users.
A novel and immensely popular idea – fashion on rent, came to Shreya when she visited the AirBnB office back in 2012. She established Flyrobe along with friends and now co-founders Pranay Surana and Tushar Saxena. Still in its nascent stage, Flyrobe is already a rage among women by allowing them to rent designer labels like Ritu Kumar, Outhouse and Masaba Gupta.
Rashmi, a graduate of the prestigious IIM Bangalore, has made ordering fresh and healthy meals a piece of cake. She left her well-paying job at Ola Cabs to pursue her entrepreneurial dream and transformed the Indian food market. The company was established in Bangalore and is now operational in Delhi-NCR.
We’re in awe of you ladies. Keep rocking!